Stories about missing people:
Reality Checkby Abrahams, PeterCheck library catalog for availabilityDescription: After a knee injury destroys sixteen-year-old Cody’s college hopes, he drops out of high school and gets a job in his small Montana town, but when his ex-girlfriend disappears from her Vermont boarding school, Cody travels cross-country to join the search.
Shiftby Bradbury, JenniferCheck [...]
Wednesdays, November 18, December 16
Junior High . . . 6-6:45pm
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Join us as we meet over a meal and work together to make a difference in the community. Interested teens in grades 7-12 can pick up an application at the Teen Place and branch libraries as well as online. [...]
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The Alchemistby Coelho, PauloCheck library catalog for availabilityDescription: A fable about undauntingly following one’s dreams, listening to one’s heart, and reading life’s omens features dialogue between a boy and an unnamed being.
1984by Orwell, GeorgeCheck library catalog for availabilityDescription: Written in 1948, 1984 was George Orwell’s chilling prophecy about the future. [...]
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Before We Were Freeby Alvarez, JuliaCheck library catalog for availabilityDescription: In the early 1960s in the Dominican Republic, twelve-year-old Anita learns that her family is involved in the underground movement to end the bloody rule of the dictator, General Trujillo.
A Long Way Goneby Beah, IshmaelCheck library catalog for availabilityDescription: A human rights [...]
Ball Don’t Lieby Pena, MattCheck library catalog for availabilityDescription: Seventeen-year-old Sticky lives for basketball and plays at school and at the Lincoln Rec Center in Los Angeles but he is unaware of the many dangers–including his own past–that threaten his dream of playing professionally.
Breathing Underwaterby Flinn, AlexCheck library catalog for availabilityDescription: Sent to counseling [...]